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WhatsApp tests business messaging app while Google makes Hangouts messaging more like Slack

Google is more clearly repositioning its Hangouts communications app and aiming it more squarely towards business.  Hangouts Chat will integrate with a big upgrade to the Hangouts video chat service, now dubbed Hangouts...
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Ocado Technology adopts lean and agile development practices

https://em360tech.wistia.com/medias/i9afqrp7hu?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 There are at least two ways to manage a software project. One is what might be called the “traditional” way, then there is the agile way, and Ocado Technology has opted for...
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Ocado sets sights on global markets with its technology platforms

Most people who’ve heard of Ocado probably know it as a grocery store. In fact, the company claims to be the world’s largest online-only grocery store.  Established in 2000 by former Goldman Sachs...
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MWC: There’s absolutely no need to wear a satellite dish on your head, but...

Walking around with a satellite dish on your head just so you can receive Sky TV while on the move is probably not an idea that will catch on any time...
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Red Hat OpenStack chosen by science institute for collaborative research project

The European Bioinformatics Institute has selected Red Hat’s OpenStack for its new collaborative research project.  EBI’s Embassy Cloud project aims to “transform the way collaborative research, such as pan-cancer analysis, tackles the...
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Fintech revolution could be a source of instability, says Bank of England boss

The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, recently said that the revolutionary advances in the world of financial technology could be the source of economic instability going forward.  Speaking at...
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Sky contracts Nokia to provide content delivery network ahead of Sky Q rollout

Sky has chosen Nokia Networks to provide an upgraded and advanced content delivery network ahead of the satellite broadcaster launching new services which include “satellite” television without a satellite – or...
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Digital signs and whiteboards dominate Integrated Systems event

Digital whiteboards are the next big thing in audiovisual technology apparently, if this year’s Integrated Systems event is anything to go by.  This year’s show, which took place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, was...
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Lewis Hamilton frustrated with his driving data being given to rivals

Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has been providing an interesting insight into the world of elite motorsport.  For those who don’t know much about the way Formula 1 series of car races is structured,...
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Apple calls for ‘massive campaign’ against fake news, claiming it’s ‘killing people’s minds’

Apple CEO Tim Cook is calling for a “massive” global public information campaign to fight the rise of fake news, claiming the phenomenon is “killing people’s minds”.  In an exclusive interview with The Telegraph,...
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Trump’s public sector hiring freeze could have huge implications, as UK think tank calls...

President Donald Trump’s hiring freeze on government employees could have very far-reaching significance for the US public sector and those in many other countries.  Trump has ordered, albeit informally, that all civilian...
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Traditional, converged or hyperconverged infrastructure? Logicalis provides a way to decide

In the not-too-distant past, technology solutions consisted of separate servers, storage and networks configured and physically managed on-premise based on a custom design for every client. Then came converged technology which combined...
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